Assistant Professor of Earth Science & Geography

Employer
Vassar College
Location
Poughkeepsie, New York
Posted
Sep 16, 2019
Closes
Oct 16, 2019
Career Level
Faculty
Education Level
PhD
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

Vassar College

 

Assistant Professor of Earth Science & Geography

 

Department: Earth Science & Geography Department

 

Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time

 

Position Type: Faculty

 

Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled

 

Posting Number: 1001671

 

About Vassar College

 

Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply. Additional information on candidate diversity statements can be found at deanofthefaculty.vassar.edu/positions/candidate-diversity-statement.

 

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The Department of Earth Science and Geography at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in biogeochemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall of 2020.

 

The successful candidate will teach biogeochemistry, mass extinctions, and oceanography. Additional areas of interest include geohazards and paleontology. The successful candidate will also engage in research with undergraduates during the school year and possibly as part of the Undergraduate Research Summer Institute.

 

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.

 

Qualifications

 

Candidates should send a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), at least three letters of recommendation, statement on diversity and inclusive pedagogy, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and descriptions and/or syllabi for an introductory-level oceanography course, an intermediate-level biogeochemistry course, and upper-level seminar in mass extinctions or another topic of expertise. Candidates should also send a description of a fourth course that s/he/they might be interested in teaching at any level.

 

Required Applicant Documents

 

Vita

Cover Letter

Contact Information for 3 References

Transcripts 1

Other 1

Personal Statement

Diversity Statement

 

Optional Applicant Documents

 

Other 2

Other 3

 

To Apply

 

All applicants must apply online at: https://apptrkr.com/1614404.

 

Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

 

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